The International Business Brokers Association recognizes Multiple We Sell Restaurants Brokers 

July 06, 2023

Palm Coast, Fla. – We Sell Restaurants, the nation's leading and only business broker franchise focused on restaurants, announce brokers Justin ScottoEric Gagnon, and Robin Gagnon, have been honored by the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) for their exceptional performance in 2022. The IBBA's Member Excellence Awards Program has awarded all three both the coveted Chairman's Circle Award and the Deal Maker Award.

“The transition of business ownership between buyers and sellers is an important process, and Business Brokers are essential in facilitating that transition," stated IBBA Chair of the Board, Kyle Griffith. “Our award recipients have earned praise and recognition for the personal excellence they have demonstrated and the positive impact they have had on the industry and everyone they work with.”

Robin and Eric Gagnon have received both the Chairman’s Circle Award and the Deal Maker Award for multiple years, demonstrating the continued growth of the We Sell Restaurants brand nationwide. Justin Scotto, in his first year of membership, achieved these impressive awards.

The Chairman's Circle Award recognizes individuals who closed deals totaling more than $3 million in purchase price during 2022 and includes only a select few brokers nationwide. The IBBA Deal Maker Award, on the other hand, celebrates individuals who successfully sold more than ten businesses in the same year. The We Sell Restaurants team members honored by the association, each individually sold more than ten listings each and achieved impressive multi-million-dollar sales results.

“It is an honor to be recognized by the IBBA, and we are thrilled to see our franchisee, Justin Scotto, recognized as well for his excellence in business brokerage,” said Robin Gagnon, co-founder of We Sell Restaurants. “These awards are a testament to the growing demand for the specialized business brokerage services of the We Sell Restaurants brand for restaurant sellers nationwide.”

Robin and Eric Gagnon are the co-founders of We Sell Restaurants, the nation’s leading restaurant brokerage firm only business broker franchise specializing in restaurants. They are serial top producers in business brokerage who have received member excellence awards from the IBBA for multiple consecutive years. Both have also earned the designation of Certified Business Intermediary or CBI from the IBBA, awarded to business brokers after extensive study and testing. Their consistent achievement of these honors underscores their ongoing commitment to helping restaurant business owners navigate the complex process of buying and selling, further solidifying We Sell Restaurants as a leading figure in restaurant brokerage.

Justin Scotto is the largest multi-unit owner of the We Sell Restaurants franchise with territories ranging from Charlotte North Carolina to Greenville South Carolina. His achievements exemplify both his individual success and the potential for success under the We Sell Restaurants Franchise model. “It’s an honor to be recognized by the IBBA and amongst my peers of business brokers in receiving the Chairman’s Circle and Deal Maker award for 2022,” said Scotto of the achievement.

About We Sell Restaurants

Established more than two decades ago, We Sell Restaurants is the nation’s largest business broker franchise focused exclusively on the sale of restaurants, with 20 years of experience in helping buy, sell and lease hospitality locations. We Sell Restaurants and its franchisees have sold thousands of restaurants across the country and maintain a listing inventory of more than $200 million online at their powerhouse restaurant for sale marketplace, including independent and restaurant franchises for sale. We Sell Restaurants is offering franchise opportunities for their brand in select market areas.   For more information, visit


About the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA)

Formed in 1984 and with nearly 2,700 members, the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) is the largest international not for profit association for Business Brokers.  The association provides Business Brokers with education, free benefits, conferences, professional designations, support programs and networking opportunities, and award the Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) designation to qualifying Business Brokers.  To learn more visit